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a connection between the george washington bridge lane closures and members of governors chris christie's own office, governor christie announced publicly he had cut ties with two of his very senior staffers. his deputy chief of staff bridget anne kelly who sent an e-mail that said "time for traffic problems in ft. lee," he fired her and his campaign manager. >> i was disturbed by the tone and behavior and attitude of callous indifference that was displayed in the e-mails by my former campaign manager bill stepien. and reading that, it made me lose my confidence in bill's judgment. and you cannot have someone at the top of your political operation who you do not have confidence in. >> governor chris christie announcing he had fired the man who he twice put in charge of electing him governor of new jersey, who he just put forward to run the republican party of the state of new jersey and widely expected if not to run entirely at least take part in managing the governor's own run for president of the united states in 2016. governor christie fired bill stepien the first day that the governor apo
knowledge that chris christie had. it is not about the governor. it's about people revery close to him, bridget kelly principlely? >> the hard thing here and this has been the case since we heard about bridget kelly and david wildstein and the ft. lee traffic closures, the best case scenario, he not only hired people that would engage in this political payback and joke about it before engaging in it but he also didn't know senior members of his staff were engaging in it. that's the best narrative for chris christie that preserves chris christie as a 2016 candidate. anything else -- this isn't it -- anything else that comes out that suggests his knowledge likely dooms him as a 2016 candidate. it's a bad -- his choices are between a bad storyline and worse story line. >> to give you a taste from the e-mails, one from bridget kelly about this rabbi who apparently he and wildstein were feuding on port authority. kelly said, we cannot cause traffic problems in front of his house, can we? wildstein responds, flights to tel aviv all mysteriously delayed. it's certainly not a pretty picture an
. we'll be talking today about a lot of other news, chris christie defended his handselling of hurricane sandy at a town hall this morning. we'll have a new jersey political insider's take. and we'll take you all the way to afghanistan where our troops are reacting to today's news about their fate in the country and on the two-year anniversary of trayvon martin's death, we'll dive deep into the community in the heart of his story. stay with us. >>> i'm meteorologist bill karins. across the country, the cold is the big story, but we also have a rainstorm headed into california, which is great for the drought. we're also watching light snow head through the midatlantic today. from d.c. to philadelphia, a coating of light snow is possible, but the cold is the dominant story this week. look at minneapolis and chicago today, bitterly cold for this time of year. a hotel policy that allows you to eat all that you can. the hotel gym is short for gymnasium. the hotel pool is usually filled with water. and the best dot com for booking hotels, is hotels.com. it's on the internet, but y
the lane closures. >> not one. >> challenge chris christie to hold the next town hall at temple beth shalom. >> different wheels in motion. >> residents may be waiting for in ex-shoe to drop. >> all the stuff to come out. >> what do you do? grab them by the ankles and shake them upside down? >> the governor will have to explain why he put such people around. >> my job is to be the adult in the room. i have an obligation to tell you all the truth, no matter what. >> nightmare traffic, irate motorists, medical emergencies, today, we are hearing the sounds of crisis in just-leads 911 calls recorded during last september's surprise four-day closings of lanes leading to the george washington brim. >> somebody hurt? >> that is just a sampling of the 28 hours of emergency calls released today as part of the investigation into what happened during the epic four-day traffic jam now known as bridgegate. and while the calls do not counter previous reports that no one died and no major medical attention was dedelayed due to the lane closures, they do help to highlight the very real lives at stake and t
, hours ago, chris christie held another town hall but instead of facing tough questions about bridgegate, the new jersey governor call for a repeal of obamacare. does that sound familiar? that's coming up next. >>> first, getting live shots of secretary of state john kerry arriving in paris. that is after meeting with leaders in ukraine earlier today. more coming up. so we're up early. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com transferred money from his before larry instantly bank of america savings account to his merrill edge retirement account. before he opened his first hot chocolate stand calling winter an "underserved season". and before he quit his friend's leaf-raking business for "not offering a 401k." larry knew the importance of preparing for retirement. that's why when the
're going through an internal investigation. >> governor chris christie says bridgegate is just water under the bridge. >> i'm not going to give into hysteria. >> this is madness, it's madness i tell you. >> you folks are the only people at the moment who are asking me about this. >> this is really becoming like a weird obsession thing. >> i will be damned if i let any of this stuff get in the way of my real job. >> he needs to focus on his job as governor. >> this is my real job. >> and today's top trender. do the right thing. >> after six days of protests -- >> what took you so long? >> governor jan brewer changed the chance to cheer, vetoing senate 662. >> they willingly put together a piece of legislation that was going to discriminate. >> the deal is broadly worded and could result in unintended and negative consequences. >> righties sajan brewer's in the wrong for her veto of senate bill 1062. >> this is not tolerating people's religious beliefs. >> we're being besieged. >> this is denying my right as christian to exercise my conscience. >> we feel, people of faith, our rights are bei
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. thanks so much for joining me. chris christie going back to his political roots today holding his second town hall of the year in morris county, new jersey. that's where christie began his political career some 20 years ago. our chief congressional correspondent, dana bash, has more from washington. good morning, dana. >> good morning, carol. it is 111th town hall. who is counting, right? he is known for in new jersey for doing this kind of back and forth. it is something that he and his aides believe has helped with his popularity there. he is going to need all the help he can get because, never mind nationwide, even in new jersey, he has seen his popularity plummet because of all the scandals that are surrounding him. the name of the game for him at this point is really to just keep his eyes on his current job, his day job, to be the governor of new jersey, to have these kind of town halls. the last one that he had was about sandy relief. this is going to be more focused on the big speech that he gave yesterday, which is his budget. if you look at the kind of budget that he proposed, o
that argue otherwise would violate the 14th amendment. governor chris christie has just about had it with questions related to the lane closures on the george washington bridge. when asked recently about the activities of his staff, christie responded what do you do? grab them by the ankles and shake them upside down until e-mails fall out of their pockets? on a related note, the 911 calls are set to be released this morning. so how many poll situations who pledge to donate their salary to charity during the government shutdown actually kept their word? at least 116 of the 244 lawmakers who pledged donated almost $500,000 to charity and government accounts so i guess 47% ain't too bad for a bunch of politicians. and out of 10,000 submissions to apple for a statue honoring steve jobs, this is what apple has deemed the winner? created by a famed sculptor, it features his head. he calls it a magnet pulling in different items. bill says it looks like a coat crack but a 16 foot tall version will grace apple headquaters nonetheless. >>> carmax is planning to hire more than 1200 new full
, many have called him constitutionally eligible to run for office. and of course as always chris christie, yes, yes he's if a bit of a rough patch right now. but by 2016 i'm sure this whole scandal is just going to be a bump in the-- i mean-- i mean-- i mean the whole thing's just going to be water under the-- (laughter) but whoever they run, hillary will not be the unstoppable she-gernaut. republicans, for the record, do not fear. because fox news has just uncovered a bombshell of a lifetime. >> hillary clinton could face an obstacle that has nothing to do with her husband's past or even her own. howard kurtz looks at the controversial question of how old is too old. >> the age question is growing louder than just a whisper. raised by former can dt and now fox news host mike huckabee. >> look, if she's going to be at an age where it's going to be a challenge for her. >> if hillary clinton is the democratic candidate for president she'll turn 69 just before the election. >> stephen: that's right, fox news is ready to project that in the 2016 presidential election hillary clinton
. >> what we had was the e-mails, this one guy, new jersey businessman, political bundler, close to chris christie, has -- wants to meet with somebody at the white house about a legal problem he's having with the federal agency. on january 28th, jon carson, executive director of ofa sets up a meeting at caribou coffee. the very next day, according to the e-mails, kasmir writes an e-mail to samantha, i have a 100 k solid for dinner with the president last week. >> very quickly, this is when the system -- the fund-raisers get paid by commission. >> yeah. >> and everybody wonders how do corners get cut. the way the incentives work make it so that in many cases the fund-raisers -- an executive director can say these are our rules. fund-raiser who is getting paid based on how much money they raise will incentivize to cut corners. >> that's true. in the entire world -- >> this is why this is such a -- all of this is basically a corruptible -- it's so easy to see how you get corrupted even if your intention isn't to do it. >> i think there will be a lot more looking at how this world operates in
't know that there is that -- anything that ties chris christie to bridgegate in any of these, but what is apparent is that there was a culture, a short hand for enemies and punishment that was used frequently or comfortably by members of christie's inner circle. >> exactly. this kind of varies from the sort of sinister to perhaps more juvenile. in fact, that's the word that some women wisniewski used today in describing this that just shows the sort of cavalier juvenile attitude that bridget kelly and david wildstein seemed to have. i mean, the timing is interesting when -- that august 19th e-mail about traffic problems in front of the rabbi's house sort of echos the language just six days earlier when she wrote the infamous time for some traffic problems in ft. lee e-mail. so she does seem to have a fixation on creating traffic problems. but, you know, to be fair, none of this really sheds a whole lot of light on the core issues here of the use of government power for political retribution by creating traffic problems. >> the refrain, time for some traffic problems for -- insert name
chris christie in the new cbs news -- "new york times" poll, 41% of republicans say christie should not run for the gop presidential nomination in 2016. 31% say christie should launch a bid. and a town hall meeting today, christy said, don't trust pollsters or meteorologists. >> the only two professions in america where you keep getting paid, even when you're always wrong, affect my life every day. pollsters and weathermen. me don't ever have to have it right and they come back the next day and sound just as author at a timive as they used to. et cetera crazy. but hopefully getting to the end of february this week and hopefully that will mean we stop this insane winter we've had. >> the governor also spoke about his own political future. >> i'm in my second term now. according to our constitution, that means i can't run for governor again. i could tell you something. that's really good news for you. it's really good news for you. and here's why. i'm not worried about politics anymore, everybody. this is it. i'm on the back nine. and when you're on the back nine, and you don't have t
. governor chris christie's line in the subject, quote, i don't know if this was a traffic study that morphed into a political vendetta or political vendetta at a morphed into a traffic study. here's one dispatcher trying to talk to an officer in the field who called 911 to ask what the holdup was. >> they have a new pattern, testing a new pattern of traffic from off of washington. down to one lane now. >> in other info news, happening right now a troef of white house papers from the clinton administration being released by the clinton library, mostly as a result of freedom of information act request and nbc news is furiously working to read through the 5,000 pages, not light reading. those are what's out right now. i tried speed reading was never my thing. there's going to be a lot more to come. finer minds are working on that. this is just the beginning. in total lr 33,000 documents being released over the next two weeks. joining me to break it down is a better speed reader than me, mark murray, senior political editor. thanks for joining us. what are we expecting to find in these documents
, trying to get anywhere this winter has been absolutely a nightmare, it's been exhausting, governor chris christie closed state offices, told new jersey residents to be careful. my colleague ron allen is checking the commute in atlantic city, new jersey, how's it looking on the roads there, ron? >> looking pretty bad. pretty bleak, chris. there's several inches of snow on the road and some plows going by, salt trucks, new jersey does seem to have enough of that this time around, but it's pretty bad out here. fortunately, a lot of people are staying at home. this is atlantic city, new jersey. as you look ahead of us, you can see this is usually boardwalks and beaches and all that sort of thing. it's nothing like that today. it's just a complete white situation down here. it's supposed to snow on until the early afternoon. the forecast called for as much as eight inches or so here. we're not sure how much they've gotten, probably a few inches on the ground already. schools are closed, businesses are closed here, and it's similar in delaware and philadelphia where the mayor closed schools la
. responding officers shot and killed the suspect. >> new jersey governor chris christie trying to shift focus from bridgegate. he will hold will the townhall today. a report last month blamed the state for miss handling thousands of dollars of recovery money requests. this as attorneys for the former campaign manager say he is now being investigated by federal agents for any role he may have had for the shutdown of lanes on the garage washington bridge. >>> we'll keep dipping back to ukraine. but we do also have to follow what's going on here with the extreme cold grip strange link the northeast this morning. these records date back to the 1800s. take a look at the map. how bad can it get? indra petersons knows it all. indra? >> it's actually march now. we're still talking about the jet stream doing all the way doing even into the southeast. this morning, indianapolis, still single digits. burlington without a windchill looking at subzero temperatures. we're talking about temperatures currently below freezing. we have already broke records. we continue to see these record-breaking morning low
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-runners. so chris christie and the news cycle has created this opening for jindal. this gop field is open. >> to your point, bobby jindal will be with us at the top of the hour. >> oh, good. >> yeah. and harry smith joins us on the exploding new marijuana market. that's on "morning joe." we'll be right back. ideo, three times zoom, and a twenty-megapixel sensor. it's got the brightest display, so i can see what i'm shooting -- even outdoors, and 4 mics that capture incredible sound. plus, it has apps like vine -- and free cloud storage. my new lumia icon is so great, even our wipeouts look amazing. ♪ honestly, i want to see you be brave ♪ ♪ it's where you email, yshop, even bank.e here, but are you too comfortable? these days crime can happen in a few keystrokes. american express can help protect you with intelligent security that learns your spending patterns, and can alert you to an unusual charge instantly. so you can be a member of a more secure world. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. you want everything.orks an expert ford technician knows your car's he
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